Ayer Moving & Storage Named to National Top 2008 Business List
Ayer, Massachusetts – April 28, 2009 -- In recognition of the economic power of privately held businesses, DiversityBusiness.com, the nations’ leading business-to-business internet site, recently named Ayer Moving & Storage Company as one of the top businesses in the United States.
This is the 9th annual listing of the Nation’s top businesses by DiversityBusiness.com. Companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the nation’s top multicultural, small, and woman-owned businesses and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Winners are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses.
“Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business.”
“We are proud to be a recipient of this award,” said Karen Strickland, President of Ayer Moving & Storage Company. We have been a family-owned and operated company since 1951. My brother Philip and I currently run the business, but our dad, Eldon can still be counted on to add his opinion and expertise when needed,” she added.
The Diversity.com Top Small Business List includes companies in the technology, manufacturing, food service and professional sectors. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list. The List is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference,” taking place April 29 – May 1, 2009 at the Disney Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Ayer Moving & Storage is a northAmerican Van Lines agent specializing in local, interstate, and international residential and commercial moves. Located in Ayer MA, the company also has a 20,000 sq.ft. storage warehouse and is a Penske Truck Rental representative.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.